Split Seconds

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

Been making these unique shortbread cookies for many years. Got the recipe from a pillsbury cookbook. Use any flavor jam you like.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    any kind of thick preserve or jam

How to Make Split Seconds

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and baking powder; mix well.
  2. Divide dough into 4 equal parts. On lightly floured surface, shape each part into 12x3/4-inch roll; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Using handle of wooden spoon or finger, make depression about 1/2 inch wide and 1/4 inch deep lengthwise down center of each roll. Fill each roll with 2 Tbsp. jelly.
  3. Bake at 350F, for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly; cut diagonally into strips. Cool completely on wire racks. 4 dozen.

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About Split Seconds

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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